Jaguars backfield is loaded with lots of play-making potential

Like all of the NFL this offseason, a lot has changed within the Jacksonville Jaguars locker room. Just this past week the team saw their long-time, reliable bowling ball of a running back in Maurice Jones-Drew, sign with the Oakland Raiders. This of course came after the Jaguars themselves were able to sign Vikings running back Toby Gerhart, to a three-year contract. Watching ...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers tried to sign Toby Gerhart

The San Francisco 49ers always seem to have an embarrassment of riches at running back, and that streak of adding talent in the backfield nearly continued this offseason with the signing of now Jacksonville Jaguars running back Toby Gerhart. After leaving the Minnesota Vikings, Gerhart eventually signed with the Jaguars, where he’ll likely assume the starting running back duties...
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Toby Gerhart: Brute Force

Last week, dynasty league managers popped a cork and celebrated the start of the 2014 season with the opening of free agency. The event breaks the doldrums of the offseason and leads into a wave of NFL happenings. One acquisition that intrigued me more than most was the Jacksonville Jaguars signing of Toby Gerhart. Gerhart, the four year back-up to future Hall-of-Famer Adrian Peterson...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Toby Gerhart Will Emerge as a Premier Back with Jacksonville

Coming out of Stanford in 2010, Toby Gerhart didn't lack talent whatsoever.  Being regarded as a one of the best running backs in his class, Toby Gerhart had all the tools to become an every-down back in the NFL. Gerhart is six feet tall, 230 pounds and ran a 4.53 40 yard dash, solid for a man with his size and strength. Everything pointed to Toby Gerhart carrying the load...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Addresses Run Game Woes with Toby Gerhart

The last time Toby Gerhart had a full workload was at Stanford where he broke records. The Jacksonville Jaguars hope he’ll replicate that (via jakestakeonsports) The Jacksonville Jaguars’ run game just got a whole lot better with the addition of Toby Gerhart. Jacksonville announced Tuesday night that Gerhart agreed to a three-year deal worth $10.5 million. Gerhart could become...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jags land Gerhart, likely ending any chance of MJD returning

In a move which appears to signal the end of Maurice Jones-Drew's days with them, the Jacksonville Jaguars agreed to terms on a three-year contract Tuesday night with running back Toby Gerhart. The deal is worth $10.5 million, with $4.5 million guaranteed. Gerhart didn't get an abundance of playing time with the Minnesota Vikings after spending most of his four years stuck...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerhart eager to see opportunities in free agency

Toby Gerhart has waited his turn. He's been patient, the consummate team player in his four years with the Minnesota Vikings. Gerhart's patience just needs to last a few more weeks. Sitting behind Adrian Peterson for four seasons, Gerhart waited for his chances -- and usually took advantage when he got a shot. But four NFL seasons have yielded 276 regular-season carries for...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Toby Gerhart is a top-10 NFL free agent running back

The editors at cover32 came out with their top-10 free agent running backs today, and the Minnesota Vikings’ Toby Gerhart found himself on the list. Gerhart’s 7.9 yards per carry average from a year ago is eye-pooping, sure, but when the best RB in the game in Adrian Peterson plays in front of you, it’s hard to make a case for any more carries. So what do you think Vikings...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

After 14 carries in relief of Peterson in Week 14 Toby Gerhart in line for big close to season (Week 14 RB Touches)

Running Back Touches and Targets Week 14 Adrian Peterson checked out with a foot sprain – one which we’ll assume will keep him out of action in Week 15 despite his uncertain status – and Toby Gerhart filled in admirably, with 15 carries for 89 yards and a score – posting the fourth highest fantasy point total allowed by Baltimore to an RB this year. Minnesota could use the...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

With Peterson 's status uncertain, Toby Gerhart among top waiver claims this week

Toby Gerhart, RB, Minnesota Vikings: 7% owned in Yahoo! leagues - Adrian Peterson’s leg finally got the better of him Sunday forcing him out of the shootout against the Ravens. - Gerhart stepped right in and put up a season high 12.90 points. - While Peterson says he can/will do everything possible to play next week, it’s best to have Gerhart ready. In keeper league’s his value...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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